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Shirley Welch was the 2009 recipient of the Nimon-Walker Award for outstanding contributions to the history of Eagle County, Colorado. The award is conferred by the Eagle County Historical Society.
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Kathy Lell Heicher discusses the history of Eagle County, Colorado and her early years in Eagle during the 1970s.
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Shirley Welch is an Eagle County historian and local history author. Her husband, Don Welch, was an Eagle County Commissioner from 1985 to 1993; he was instrumental in the establishment of the High Altitude Aviation Training Site (HAATS) at the Eagle County Regional Airport.
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This is an image of the original charter for the Rotary Club of Vail - Eagle Valley, Colorado, U.S.A. - otherwise known as the Rotary Club of Vail or Vail Rotary Club.
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A Rotary Club tradition is the gift (or exchange) of banners with visiting Rotarians. This image depicts the original design of the Vail Rotary Club banner. According to Vail Rotary Club founding member, Bill Wilto, the motif was altered to its current design during the presidency of Tom Davies in 1988 – 1989. Found in the digital archives of the Digital Public Library of America, this banner is held in the Herman Blizzard Rotary Archive,...
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In 2020, Vail Rotary Club celebrated its 50th anniversary of service to Eagle County, Colorado and the world community. Tony Mauro, the "Voice of Vail," interviewed several early and otherwise instrumental members of Vail Rotary Club including: Larry Agneberg, Chris Aubel, Gary Gilman, Reggie O'Brian, Dr. Kent Petrie, Sue Rychel, Jerry Sibley, Jan Strauch, Penny Wilson, and Bill Wilto. Others interviewed in this Vail Rotary Club oral history...
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Operating for more than 50 years, the Annual Rummage Sale of Eagle County was a sociocultural phenomenon. It was the major annual fundraiser for the Eagle Valley Community Fund (EVCF). Eagle County nonprofit organizations and schools were the primary recipients of EVCF monetary benefits.
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Operating for more than 50 years, the Annual Rummage Sale of Eagle County was a sociocultural phenomenon. It was the major annual fundraiser for the Eagle Valley Community Fund (EVCF). Eagle County nonprofit organizations and schools were the primary recipients of EVCF monetary benefits.
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Operating for more than 50 years, the Annual Rummage Sale of Eagle County was a sociocultural phenomenon. It was the major annual fundraiser for the Eagle Valley Community Fund (EVCF). Eagle County nonprofit organizations and schools were the primary recipients of EVCF monetary benefits.
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Operating for more than 50 years, the Annual Rummage Sale of Eagle County was a sociocultural phenomenon. It was the major annual fundraiser for the Eagle Valley Community Fund (EVCF). Eagle County nonprofit organizations and schools were the primary recipients of EVCF monetary benefits.
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Operating for more than 50 years, the Annual Rummage Sale of Eagle County was a sociocultural phenomenon. It was the major annual fundraiser for the Eagle Valley Community Fund (EVCF). Eagle County nonprofit organizations and schools were the primary recipients of EVCF monetary benefits.
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Operating for more than 50 years, the Annual Rummage Sale of Eagle County was a sociocultural phenomenon. It was the major annual fundraiser for the Eagle Valley Community Fund (EVCF). Eagle County nonprofit organizations and schools were the primary recipients of EVCF monetary benefits.
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Operating for more than 50 years, the Annual Rummage Sale of Eagle County was a sociocultural phenomenon. It was the major annual fundraiser for the Eagle Valley Community Fund (EVCF). Eagle County nonprofit organizations and schools were the primary recipients of EVCF monetary benefits.
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Operating for more than 50 years, the Annual Rummage Sale of Eagle County was a sociocultural phenomenon. It was the major annual fundraiser for the Eagle Valley Community Fund (EVCF). Eagle County nonprofit organizations and schools were the primary recipients of EVCF monetary benefits.
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Judge Cyrus "Buck" Allen reflects upon his family's 1960s skiing days in Vail, his Dartmouth and University of Denver Law School education, the mentorships of Judges George Gaubatz and Roland "Andy" Gerard, early Town of Vail key personnel, a few characters of Vail, and perspectives gained during Vail Municipal Court judgeship.
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Associated with the Eagle Valley Community Fund (EVCF), the EVCF Annual Rummage Sale was inaugurated by a group of Vail women as a fund-raiser for the first teacher in the community of Vail. Ultimately, the EVCF Rummage Sale, and its associated nonprofit umbrella, the Eagle County Community Fund, raised nearly $6 million dollars for Eagle County nonprofit organizations between 1965 and 2017. Vi Brown, Nancy Waring Nottingham and Merv Lapin were...
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Blanche High Mauro expounds upon her early life on her family's homestead alongside Squaw Creek in Eagle County, Colorado.
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The Rotary Club of Vail – Eagle Valley, Colorado was chartered on 9 June 1970. This charter secured local membership into Rotary International and has anchored many community service projects over the past five decades. Founded in 1905 by attorney Paul P. Harris, the Rotary Club of Chicago emerged as Rotary International by 1912. Originally created as a fraternal organization focused on fellowship and voluntary community service, Rotary International...
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Joe Marquez discusses his early entrepreneurship in the Gore Creek and Eagle River valleys. Marquez also discusses building his home and other structures in Minturn and Vail, the good education and skiing experiences his children had at Vail Mountain School, caring for family, and being a founding father of Vail.